Barry Edmonds (July 18, 1931 - July 21, 1982) was a United States photojournalist.
The work of photographer Barry Edmonds started in the Flint Journal beginning in 1955. For 27 years, Edmonds worked at the paper. Edmonds was named the Michigan Press Photographer of the Year four times in the 1960s, more than any other photographer at the time. He was the only Flint Journal photographer to serve as president of the National Press Photographers Association. At the time of his death in July 1982 he was Director of Photography at the Flint Journal. The Barry Edmonds Award was established to recognize and honor photographers whose work best portrays the common purpose of man. The subjects may show facets of human relationships, friendship, mutual concern for the environment, a lifting hope for peace or any aspect of life appropriate to the theme of Michigan Understanding.
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“Lets face it, we became ingrown, clannish, and retarded. Cut off from the mainstream of humanity, we came to believe that pink is flesh-color, that mayonnaise is a nutrient, and that Barry Manilow is a musician.”
—Barbara Ehrenreich (b. 1941)